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From one plane to another

I arrived at Chicago-O’Hare airport just a few minutes past midnight on a Friday, about 5 hours before I have to be at the same airport again, on the opposite side (departures) to board a flight to Santiago, Chile. 910 more words


Journey through Afro-Brazilian Culture... Unspoken Barriers Photo exhibition

It’s exactly 2 years since I got a phone call that would change the my fate, particularly in education. When UAL admin called to tell me a “mistake” had been made – I couldn’t carry on with the second year studying BA Journalism, because I’d “failed” my first year, I thought my world would come crashing down… 752 more words



(Foreward: Deidre and I decided to do the Galápagos Islands on an extreme budget and so we have set out to do this trip as cheaply as humanly possible. 1,210 more words


Montañita a San Cristobal

I wasn’t entirely sure what i had expected to find in Montañita. I had heard raving reviews as well as harsh criticism. Ultimately, Montañita is a beach town that caters to surfers and people that like to party. 1,998 more words



I had planned to go to Montañita for my 24th birthday since a month and a half ago. I wanted to go somewhere where I could go to the beach and also have some lively night life at my disposal if I so wanted, so it seemed to be the ideal destination. 564 more words


Salar de Uyuni

We spent our last week in Argentina in the regions of Salta and Jujuy, where we had lots to explore before heading into Bolivia to do our Salar De Uyuni tour. 857 more words

South America